Samuel Reynolds Wiki – Biography
Samuel Reynolds was shot and killed days after he broke up a fight involving the shooting suspect, authorities say. The department said, The teenager was shot in Arlington on Thursday, the Arlington Police Department said in a statement. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Samuel Reynolds Age
He was 16 years old.
He saw a kid getting picked on and stepped in
Police said that Reynolds, a 10th grader, saw another student getting picked on and decided to intervene, KTVT reported.
“Our victim had broken up a fight a few days prior with a smaller –what he described as a smaller– boy that was kind being picked on and after he broke up the fight he started having some trouble with the suspect,” Arlington Officer Christopher Cook said
One of the youths involved was the shooting suspect, who was captured on security cameras shooting Reynolds with a .40 caliber gun, KTVT said, citing police.
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“How did he get the gun? That’s something that we want answers for,” Cook said. “We are sick and tired of children in our community coming into contact with firearms and possessing them and using them in these types of manners,” Cook said.
On Friday, students and teachers from Arlington High School gathered for a vigil on campus.
An unidentified teenager in Arlington, Texas, pulled out a handgun Thursday and shot dead Samuel Reynolds, 16, who had stopped the shooter from bullying a smaller boy a few days earlier, police say.
“After he broke up the fight, he started having trouble with the suspect,” Arlington Police Lt. Christopher Cook said in a news conference Friday. The boy with the gun was between 13 and 15 years old and lived in the same apartment complex as Reynolds, NBC News reports.
“We are heartbroken by this tragic loss of a young life,” Principal Shahveer Dhalla said in a statement. “He touched the lives of many of our Arlington students and teachers, and he will be missed. We are keeping our thoughts and prayers with Sam’s family and friends.”
The student arrested was not an Arlington High School student, the principal said, adding the district is continuing to work with authorities on the investigation.